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Youth Council President at Children International – UALR Awarded “Disney Friends for Change” Grant

15-Year-Old Youth Spearheads Project to Provide Survival Care Kits to Homeless in Arkansas
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Kansas City, MO, April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A 15-year-old youth is leading a project to provide survival care kits to homeless people in Arkansas. Kelli, the Youth Council President at Children International – UALR, was awarded a Disney Friends for Change grant to create the kits, which she will be distributing with The Salvation Army of Little Rock as part of Global Youth Service Day on April 11.

Rebuilding Together Receives Tenth Consecutive 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating

Rebuilding Together included in top group of one percent of charities rated, which have received at least 10 consecutive 4-star (highest rating) evaluations
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC., April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit with a vision of a safe and healthy home for every person, today announced it has earned a 4-star charity rating (the highest rating) for the 10th consecutive year from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest charity evaluator. With this year’s rating, Rebuilding Together is now included in the top group of only one percent of the charities rated, which have received at least 10 consecutive 4-star Charity Navigator evaluations, demonstrating the nonprofit’s outstanding performance.

12 Nonprofits to Receive Pro Bono Advice from Morgan Stanley’s Strategy Challenge

Morgan Stanley’s signature pro bono volunteer program brings together some of our best talent to collaborate on solving nonprofits’ critical issues
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NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley announced today that the following 12 nonprofit organizations will participate in the sixth annual Strategy Challenge, the Firm’s signature skills-based volunteer program providing nonprofits with pro bono strategic consulting. 

Canadian Companies Reaching Higher Percentage of Community Investment KPIs

Community Investment and Sponsorship Data Aggregated from Software Used by Hundreds of Brands
Summary: 

Drill-Down Into Canadian Brand Data Reveals Above Average Scores Compared to Rest of World According to Latest Sponsorium Report 

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Drill-Down Into Canadian Brand Data Reveals Above Average Scores Compared to Rest of World According to Latest Sponsorium Report 

Clorox Safe Water Project: Reflections From Visiting Rural Peru

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In December, I traveled to Peru to visit the four communities that currently participate in the Clorox Safe Water Project.

Boeing Donation to National Air and Space Museum to Support Renovation, Education

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April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Boeing will make a $30 million donation to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum to support education work, new exhibits and the first renovation of the “Milestones of Flight” hall since the museum opened. The renovation and new exhibits will be completed in 2016, the same year that Boeing celebrates its centennial anniversary.

Including this gift, Boeing has donated nearly $60 million to National Air and Space Museum.

Best Practices for Driving Employee Engagement and Business Growth

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A robust corporate giving program has become essential for any business. With an effective program in place, the company can make a positive impact on the world, whether by supporting its local community or contributing to larger, global initiatives. Additionally, having a social impact is a key differentiator for today’s organizations, many of which are still struggling to retain workers and customers in an uncertain economic environment.

Stacy Bare Finds Camaraderie on the Ice

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The North Face Ambassador Stacy Bare takes us to Bozeman, Montana, where he and The North Face athlete Conrad Anker teamed up to lead a group of military veterans on an ice climbing experience in Hyalite Canyon.

[A short transcript of a call with my mom and dad in February of this year]

Mom: What are you doing in March? Any big adventures?

Me: Heading up to go ice climbing in Bozeman[1] with a bunch of other veterans. Remember last year?

The North Face Opens Explore Fund Grant Applications

2014 Explore Fund grants will award $250,000 to non-profit organizations focused on outdoor exploration
Press Release

The North Face today announced the opening of the 2014 Explore Fund™ grant-giving program, which will provide $250,000 in grants to non-profit organizations committed to inspiring the next generation of youth with a passion and stewardship for the outdoors.

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